Fwd: CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: "COPILANDIA," (Spain)


Subject: Fwd: CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: "COPILANDIA," (Spain)
From: Yves Gigon (ygigon@videotron.ca)
Date: Fri Nov 04 2005 - 14:29:29 EST


>CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: "COPILANDIA," (Spain)
> Deadline: December 10, 2005; Source: Linda Montano
>
>COPILANDIA
>www.copilandia.org
>A GRATIS project for the Sevilla Entre Culturas Festival
>Centro de Arte de Sevilla
>
>December 28, 2005 – January 12, 2006
>
>COME JUMP INTO THE SAME RIVER TWICE WITH US!
>
>Your are invited to participate in COPILANDIA, a
>public art intervention sponsored by the Centro
>de Arte de Sevilla (CAS) for the arts festival
>"Sevilla Entre Culturas" [Seville, Between
>Cultures] in Sevilla, Spain from December 28,
>2005 to January 12, 2006.
>
>COPILANDIA is a copyright-free island, floating
>on a boat in the Guadalquivir River. Equipped
>with art materials, copiers of all media,
>computers and sound systems, COPILANDIA will
>multiply, disseminate and celebrate art that
>explores the free exchange of communication
>"between cultures."
>
>Imagining the dissolution of intellectual
>property as an art medium, COPILANDIA is a
>collective project of cultural recombination
>that celebrates the copy and gift economy. As a
>temporary autonomous zone in this urban
>festival, it promotes the transgression of all
>cultural frontiers that limit and fetter the
>free circulation of art and ideas.
>
>Your contribution may take any form (analog or
>digital; prints, photos, sculpture, painting,
>mail art, poetry, music, video, photography, etc
>(jpeg, mp3, PAL formats preferred) as long as it
>is portable and easily reproduced (please
>include a brief bio for press purposes). All
>works will be exhibited and numerous public
>workshops will set the ship's cargo into motion
>in order to inspire the artists and audience to
>merge together in a shared, collective
>experience.
>
>As a participant you will become a member of
>GRATIS, a collective formed in 1994 by Victoria
>Gil, Kirby Gookin, Federico Guzmán and Robin
>Kahn to create Isla Del Copyright (Bilbao,
>1995), Copiacabana (Guadiana River, Badajoz
>1996) and other copyright free public projects
>on both sides of the Atlantic.
>
>Send your contributions to Robin Kahn and Kirby
>Gookin at 114 Mercer St. #9, New York, NY
>10012 (212-431-4571) or by email to
>copilandia@gmail.com .
>
>DEADLINE: December 10, 2005



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